Monthly Archives: March 2014

In Flanders Fields

Music inspired by the well-known poem which begins with the words, “In Flanders fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row,” honoring those who fell in the Great War.  Read more

Battle of Britain

The overture from the epic 1969 war film, The Battle of Britain, arranged by Gavin Somerset.  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Open Rehearsal

Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) held its first open rehearsal of 2014 on Thursday, 13 March 2014. Over 80 musicians gathered for the twice-yearly “rehearsal with a difference”.  Read more

American Band Journal 72

The Spring 2014 edition of the American Band Journal features four Easter items. Arrangements by Kenneth Downie, Harold Burgmayer, Dorothy Gates and Glenn Welch.  Read more

Castle Point Mayor's Concert

This year’s concert, held on 15 March 2014 in the Hadleigh Temple hall, marked the first major event for Hadleigh Temple Band’s new Bandmaster, Marion Still.  Read more

Leslie Condon Celebration at Regent Hall

A capacity crowd was at Regent Hall on 8 March 2014 for a concert honoring the late Major Leslie Condon and benefiting the Leslie Condon Trust. Performers included Croydon Citadel Band, Regent Hall Songsters, trombone soloist Brett Baker and tuba soloist Les Neish.  Read more

Dance Music

This music is a suite in four movements. The ever-changing spirit of the dance is reflected in the contrasting styles of each movement, ranging from the gentle lullaby to more boisterous and lively moods.  Read more

Jubilo, Jubilo

Written in a lively Latin big-band style, this piece was written in 2013 for the Territorial Youth Band course in Bournemouth, England.  Read more

War Cry

Based on the song "Ever is the war cry", this work was written as the opener for the New York Staff Band's 125th anniversary concert in March 2012.  Read more